Sam Odjick Scholarship (742200100411)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

TITLE OF ENDOWED FUND

Sam Odjick Scholarship

INTRODUCTION

This scholarship honours the memory of Sam Odjick, who died tragically in 1987. His Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa was awarded posthumously in June 1988. He also attended Carleton University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial support to a student studying in the LL.L. or JD program at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, who has demonstrated a commitment to promoting the advancement of the law as it relates to Aboriginal people.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a full-time student in the LL.L. or JD program at the Faculty of Law;

2. demonstrate financial need as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa;

3. have a good academic record;

4. be a member of the First Nations of Canada; and

5. have contributed to First Nations groups in Canada.

Value of the award: Minimum $1,000

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include:

1. the Financial Questionnaire; and

2. a letter outlining affiliation with and contribution to First Nations groups in Canada (max. 500 words).